October 19, 2014

Investigation on food

History TV18’s new show promises to take its viewers on a gastronomical journey with the launch of Food CIA. The series will explore the provenance of food, employing simple, unbias... »
A photograph depicting director Mira Nair, Tabu and others from the movie The Namesake being displayed at the gallery
HYDERABAD, October 17, 2014

Art with a purpose

A picture speaks a thousand words. At the ‘Serendipity’ exhibition being held at Goethe Zentrum, the pictures speak up for a cause. Being organised by Art for Causes, the proceeds from this exhibi... »
Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel
October 17, 2014

Jack Black is the silver lining

Sex Tape Genre: Rom com Director: Jake Kasdan Cast: Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel, Rob Corddry, Ellie Kemper, Rob Lowe Plot: Anni... »
Shriya Saran
October 17, 2014

When the stars join hands

A month after Kashmir was hit by the worst flood of the last century; the film industry is joining hands to extend support to the victims of the calamity. ‘Hum Hain… Ummeed-E-Kashmir’ a concert th... »
Owner of Green Box, Gaurav Sharma. Photo: Nagara Gopal
October 16, 2014

Health in a box

Gaurav Sharma’s quest for healthy food began when he couldn’t give the same to his mother who was ill and was asked to be fed with food low in calories and high in nutrients. As a novice in kitche... »
P.R. Man Singh, manager of the 1983 World Cup winning team and former Hyderabad Cricket Association Secretary. Photo: V.V. Subrahmanyam
October 15, 2014

Legacy lives on

He just cannot think of staying away from cricket even at 72! Such is his unbridled passion combined with phenomenal memory. A walking encyclopaedia not just on issues related to Hyderabad cricket,... »
Afza with her coffee stain work
Hyderabad, October 15, 2014

Not just a canvas of minars

Only Hyderabadis will know what it means to enjoy a sip of irani chai at an Irani café. Similarly only Hyderabadis will know what a banana cart or ‘mouz bandi’ means to them. Similarly if acrylic... »
October 14, 2014

Keep it in the family with Cabin

It is quite important to have a location tracking feature, especially when it comes to family and friends. It is even more important for parents who want peace of mind knowing their children arriv... »
Actor Manchu Manoj. Photo: K. Ramesh Babu
October 14, 2014

Film industry chips in

As news pours in about the devastation faced by Visakhapatnam as the aftermath of Hudhud, Telugu film personalities are stepping forward to do their bit to help. Pawan Kalyan announced that he will... »
Hyderabad, October 13, 2014

A test of endurance

Over 1100 enthusiasts enrolled for the fifth edition of the Hyderabad Triathlon on a crisp Sunday morning. The event was held across two locations on October 12 with participants looking to do thei... »
Model: Niyamat Kochhar in a Jattinn Kochhar collection - Printed tulle jacket worn with an orange drop needle knit tunic and purple cotton Lycra churi pants
October 19, 2014

High on fashion quotient

The countdown to Deepavali has begun and the air is thick with festivities. This season, stirring up the fashion scene are children — from toddlers to eight-year-olds. While Suri Cruise and Beckha... »
Assorted veg and non-veg grills
HYDERABAD, October 17, 2014

Curry King holds forth

When Patrick Lawrence Chapman (Pat Chapman), a Britisher talks about curries, it is evident that he knows his curries well because he doesn’t like the idea of adding cream, then sugar to get the cu... »
A still from the movie
Hyderabad, October 17, 2014

Feel-good fare

Oka Laila Kosam Director: Vijay Kumar Konda Cast: Naga Chaitanya, Pooja Hegde, Ali, Suman Genre: Romantic Comedy Every once in a whi... »
Youth clearing a tree that fell across the road at Visalakshminagar after the havoc caused by cyclone Hudhud in Visakhapatnam. Photo: CV. Subrahmanyam
HYDERABAD, October 16, 2014

Hand in hand we stand

Every child is taught about ‘the left hand shouldn’t know what the right hand is doing.’ Sticking to the saying are a bunch of groups from the city who don’t have the time to either pose with the c... »
October 16, 2014

Santha says: The burden of conversation

Sometimes sheer laziness prevents us from conversing/talking/smiling and what a difference it can make, especially to a loved one. Whenever you think a nice thought or hear something nice... »
A trailer for the crowd funding campaign
October 15, 2014

A silent film with a mission

With a mission to tackle sexual assault and domestic violence a techie has a novel idea. He is making a short film. While making a film itself isn’t quite a new thought nor the fact that it will be... »
October 14, 2014

Microcontroller runs the show

Everything is getting high-tech — from phones to jewellery. It will not be surprising if, soon enough, we will see high-tech clothes. With the Internet opening tremendous opportunities, people are... »
A work on Lord Venkateswara by artist Kappari Kishan
October 14, 2014

Inspired by devotion

A trip to Tirupati reminds devotees of the long-winding queues and waiting endlessly to have a fleeting glance of Lord Venkateswara. “Even if the wait is endless, the darshan is worth the wait,” st... »
Thomas Bell
October 13, 2014

Kathmandu unravelled

Thomas Bell describes with child-like amusement his first few days in Patan, Nepal. His gazing over rooftops of the neighbourhood, his rental agreement which was a piece on paper on which his land... »
Rana Daggubati releasing the Telangana regional edition of The Hindu Bridal Mantra. Photo: Nagara Gopal
October 13, 2014

Rana unveils ‘The Hindu Bridal Mantra’

“Jeevithamlo pellanedi chaala mukhyam,” began Rana with a straight face, but broke into a guffaw immediately saying, “What am I talking... how am I qualified to talk about marriage.” At T... »

Japanese motorcycle manufacturer Kawasaki on Thursday launched its quarter-litre streetbike Z250, based on the Ninja 250R, and the 650cc ER-6n. The Z250 has been priced at Rs. 2.99 lakh... »

There is an authentic variety of desi sweets for Diwali this time »

The fashion scene is seeing a churn, with designers launching kids collections and little ones making their own style statements »